2012 Rookie LBs: Sean Spence, Pittsburgh Steelers
By Jene Bramel
Posted July 12th, 2012

Strengths: Extremely instinctive and smart, Spence will be able to handle the disciplined zone blitz scheme in Pittsburgh quickly. He plays bigger than his size and projects well in coverage.

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Weaknesses: Spence needs to add bulk and work on his technique shedding blocks to handle an insie linebacker position with the Steelers. It may be over a year before he's ready to contribute more than situational snaps.

2012 Outlook: Waiver-wire watch list

Dynasty Outlook: LB2 ceiling if develops

NFL Comparison: smaller Lawrence Timmons, Kevin Burnett

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